School: Baile Treasna, Caisleán Mumhan (Ballytarsney) (roll number 15970)

Ballytarsna (Hackett), Co. Tipperary
Seán Ó Freathaile

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No fire should be put to light until the smoke comes out of the priest's house.
2. The people of long ago shook Easter water on their cattle and cows.
Taking the first bucket of water out of the well in case another person would take their luck.
Skimming the milk thinking they would have the good of their neighbour's cows.
3. In olden days the people went to their neighbours garden and put bad eggs in it , it is said that they took their neighbours crop in that garden for that year but the man that did it would have a good crop.
No one would not lend any thing on May morning.
4. Sometimes they would gather primroses and put them in the dung hill.
5. They took the dew off the grass to have a good return of butter when churning.